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    Posted on Jul 3, 2013

    26 Marvelous Regional Words We Should All Start Using

    God bless the wonderful dialects of Britain. Click beneath each word to reveal its meaning.

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      One who has no sense. A fool.

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      The best

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      Unattractive

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      To be in stitches. Having a fit of laughter.

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      Crooked

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      Let's have a look

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      A person who moans and whinges a lot

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      See-saw

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      To play truant

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      Slippers

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      Ladybird

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      Snail

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      A bit weedy, being cold when you shouldn’t be

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      To die

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      Skin that has become wrinkled from being in the bath too long

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      You idiot

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      Give it some welly. Hit it harder.

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      Crying

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      Tired

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      Ugly (as in 'butt ugly')

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      Chewing gum

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      The end is nigh

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      Caterpillar

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      Daddy long legs

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      Smelly, disgusting

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      To have a bad tempered or nasty look on one's face

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